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Wallis (Valais), Switzerland

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Location is approximate, estimate based on other nearby localities.
 
Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 46° North , 7° East (est.)
Margin of Error:~26km
Name(s) in local language(s):Wallis (Valais), Schweiz (Suisse; Svizzera)


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Mineral List

Mineral list contains entries from the region specified including sub-localities

Acanthite

Actinolite

'Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Adamite

var: Cuprian Adamite

'Aeschynite'

Aeschynite-(Y)

Agardite-(Y)

Aikinite

Albite

var: Oligoclase

var: Pericline

'Albite-Anorthite Series'

Algodonite

Allanite-(Ce)

'Allanite Group'

Alleghanyite

Allophane

Almandine

'Almandine-Pyrope Series'

Aluminocopiapite

Alunogen

'Amphibole Supergroup'

'var: Byssolite'

Analcime

Anatase

var: Niobian Anatase

Andalusite

Andradite

var: Demantoid

var: Melanite

Anglesite

Anhydrite

Anilite

Ankerite

Annabergite

Annite

Antigorite (TL)

Antlerite

'Apatite'

Aragonite

Argandite (TL)

Argentobaumhauerite (TL)

Argentodufrénoysite (TL)

Argentoliveingite (TL)

Argentopentlandite

Argentopyrite

Armenite

Arsenic

'Arsenic Sulphide Glass No. 1'

Arsenolamprite

Arsenolite

Arsenopyrite

Arsenuranospathite

Asbecasite (TL)

'Asbestos'

Atelestite

Augite

Aurichalcite

Awaruite

Axinite-(Fe)

'Axinite Group'

Azurite

Baileychlore

Bariopharmacosiderite

Barroisite

Baryte

Bassetite

'Bastnäsite'

Bastnäsite-(Ce)

Baumhauerite (TL)

Bavenite

Bayldonite

Bazzite

Bearthite (TL)

'Beaverite-(Cu)'

Becquerelite

Berlinite

Bernardite

Berthierite

Bertrandite

Beryl

var: Aquamarine

var: Emerald

Beudantite

Beyerite

Bianchite

Billietite

Bindheimite

'Biotite'

'var: Titanian Biotite'

Birnessite

Bismite

Bismuth

Bismuthinite

Bismutite

Böhmite

Bonattite

Bornite

Boulangerite

Bournonite

Boyleite

Brannerite

Braunite

Brochantite

Brookite

Brucite

'Bursaite'

Cafarsite (TL)

Calcioancylite-(Nd)

Calcioandyrobertsite

Calcite

var: Cobaltoan Calcite

Caledonite

Camérolaite

Canfieldite

var: Tellurian Canfieldite

Cannizzarite

Carbonatecyanotrichite

Carnotite

Carrollite

Cassiterite

Celestine

Celsian

Cerianite-(Ce)

Cerussite

Cervandonite-(Ce)

Cesàrolite

'Chabazite'

Chabazite-Ca

Chabournéite

Chalcanthite

Chalcoalumite

Chalcocite

Chalcophyllite

Chalcopyrite

Chamosite (TL)

Chernovite-(Y)

'Chernovite-(Y)-Xenotime-(Y) Series'

'Chlorite Group'

Chloritoid

Chromite

Chrysocolla

Chrysotile

Cinnabar

Claraite

Clausthalite

'Clays'

Cleusonite (TL)

Clinochlore

var: Pennine

var: Ripidolite

var: Sheridanite

Clinochrysotile

Clinohumite

var: Titanclinohumite

'Clinotyrolite'

Clinozoisite

'Clinozoisite-Epidote Series'

'Clinozoisite Group'

Cobaltite

Coconinoite

Coffinite

Coloradoite

Colusite

Comblainite

Compreignacite

Conichalcite

Cookeite

Copiapite

Copper

Coquimbite

Cornubite

Cornwallite

Coronadite

Cosalite

Coulsonite

Covellite

Crednerite

Crichtonite

'Crichtonite-Senaite Series'

'Crossite'

Cryptomelane

Cualstibite

'Cualstibite-1M'

Cubanite

Cuprite

Cuprobismutite

Cupropolybasite

Cuproroméite

Cuprosklodowskite

Cyanotrichite

Cymrite

Dalnegroite (TL)

Datolite

Davidite-(La)

Dawsonite

Debattistiite (TL)

Delafossite

Dervillite

Dessauite-(Y)

Devilline

Dewindtite

Diaspore

Dickite

Dietrichite

Digenite

Diopside

Djurleite

Dolomite

var: Ferroan Dolomite

Dravite

'Dravite-Schorl Series'

Dufrénoysite (TL)

Duftite

Eckerite (TL)

Eclarite

Edenharterite (TL)

Emplectite

Enargite

Enneasartorite (TL)

Enstatite

Epidote

Epistilbite

Epsomite

Erniggliite (TL)

Erythrite

Euxenite-(Y)

Fangite

'Feldspar Group'

'var: Perthite'

Felsőbányaite

Ferberite

Fergusonite-(Y)

Fergusonite-(Y)-β

Ferrarisite

Ferrimolybdite

Ferrisymplesite

'Ferri-taramite'

Ferro-actinolite

'Ferro-Actinolite-Tremolite Series'

Ferro-pargasite

Ferrostalderite (TL)

'Ferro-tschermakite'

Fetiasite (TL)

Fibroferrite

Flinkite

Florencite-(Ce)

Fluorapatite

Fluorapophyllite-(K)

Fluorite

Forsterite

Fourmarierite

Fraipontite

Françoisite-(Ce) (TL)

Françoisite-(Nd)

Freibergite

Freieslebenite

Friedelite

Gabrielite (TL)

'Gadolinite'

Gadolinite-(Y)

Gahnite

Galaxite

Galena

var: Selenian Galena

Galenobismutite

Ganterite (TL)

'Garnet'

Gasparite-(Ce)

Genthelvite

Geocronite

'Geocronite-Jordanite Series'

Gersdorffite

Giessenite (TL)

'Giessenite-Izoklakeite Series'

Gladite

Glaucophane

Glaukosphaerite

Goethite

Gold

Gorceixite

'Gorceixite-Goyazite Series'

Goslarite

Goyazite

Graeserite (TL)

Gramaccioliite-(Y)

Graphite

Gratonite

Greenockite

Greigite

Grossular

var: Hessonite

Guérinite

Guettardite

Gunningite

Gypsum

Haidingerite

Halite

'Halloysite'

Halotrichite

Hatchite (TL)

Hausmannite

Hawleyite

Heazlewoodite

Hedenbergite

Hedleyite

Hematite

var: Iron Rose

Hemimorphite

Hendekasartorite (TL)

Heptasartorite (TL)

Hercynite

Herzenbergite

Hessite

Hetaerolite

Heterogenite

'Heterogenite-3R'

'Heulandite'

Heulandite-Ca

Hexahydrite

Heyrovskýite

'Hingganite-(Y)'

Hisingerite

Hodrušite

Hollandite

'Hornblende'

Hörnesite

Hutchinsonite (TL)

Hyalophane (TL)

Hydrocerussite

Hydrohetaerolite

Hydromagnesite

Hydroxylapatite

Hydrozincite

Idaite

Ilmenite

Ilvaite

Imhofite (TL)

Incomsartorite (TL)

Izoklakeite

Jáchymovite

Jacobsite

'Jade'

'var: Nephrite'

Jadeite

Jamesonite

Jarosite

Jentschite (TL)

Johannite

Jôkokuite

Jordanite (TL)

Joséite-B

Kainosite-(Y)

Kalicinite (TL)

Kamotoite-(Y)

Kaolinite

Kasolite

Katophorite

Kësterite

'K Feldspar'

'var: Adularia'

Kobellite

Kolfanite

Krupkaite

Krutovite

Ktenasite

Kupčíkite

Kutnohorite

Kyanite

Laitakarite

Langite

Lansfordite

Laumontite

Lautite

Lavendulan

Lazarenkoite

Lazulite

Leadhillite

Lengenbachite (TL)

Lepidocrocite

Lillianite

'Limonite'

Linarite

Linnaeite

Liveingite (TL)

Lizardite

Löllingite

Lorándite

Mackinawite

Magnesiochloritoid (TL)

Magnesiochromite

Magnesiocopiapite

Magnesio-hornblende

Magnesio-riebeckite

Magnesiozippeite

Magnesite

var: Breunnerite

var: Ferroan Magnesite

var: Mesitine Spar

Magnetite

Malachite

Manganite

Manganocummingtonite

Manganohörnesite

Manganosite

Marcasite

Marécottite (TL)

Margarite

Marrite (TL)

Marthozite

Marumoite (TL)

Masuyite

Matildite

Mawsonite

Melanterite

Meneghinite

Mesolite

Meta-autunite

Metakahlerite

Metanováčekite

Metaschoepite

Metatorbernite

Metatyuyamunite

Metazeunerite

'Mica Group'

Microcline

Milarite

Millerite

Mimetite

Minium

Mixite

Moëloite

Molybdenite

'Molybdenite-2H'

'Molybdenite-3R'

Molybdofornacite

'Monazite'

Monazite-(Ce)

var: Turnerite

Monazite-(Nd)

Montmorillonite

Morenosite

Mottramite

var: Duhamelite

Muscovite

var: Barian Muscovite

var: Fuchsite

var: Illite

var: Phengite

var: Sericite

'Muscovite-Paragonite Series'

Nagyágite

Natrojarosite

Natrolite

Natrozippeite

Naumannite

Nekrasovite

Nesquehonite

'Nickelalumite'

Nickelhexahydrite

Nickeline

Nolanite

Nontronite

'Nováčekite'

Nováčekite-I

Nowackiite (TL)

Nsutite

Nuffieldite

Olivenite

'Olivine'

Omphacite

Opal

var: Hyalite

var: Opal-AN

Orpiment

Orthoclase

Orthoserpierite

Osarizawaite

Palygorskite

Paragonite

Parapierrotite

Pararammelsbergite

Pararealgar

Parasymplesite

Pargasite

Parisite-(Ce)

Parnauite

Pearceite

Pennantite

Pentlandite

Perovskite

Pharmacolite

Pharmacosiderite

Phenakite

Philrothite (TL)

Phlogopite

Phosphuranylite

Pickeringite

Picotpaulite

Picropharmacolite

Piemontite

'Pinite'

Pitticite

Plattnerite

Plumbojarosite

Polybasite

Polycrase-(Y)

Posnjakite

Powellite

Prehnite

Preisingerite

Preiswerkite (TL)

Proustite

Pseudojohannite

'Psilomelane'

Pumpellyite-(Mg)

Pyrargyrite

Pyrite

var: Bravoite

Pyrobelonite

Pyrolusite

Pyromorphite

Pyrophanite

Pyrophyllite

Pyroxmangite

Pyrrhotite

Quadratite (TL)

Quartz

var: Amethyst

var: Chalcedony

var: Fensterquarz

var: Gwindel

var: Milky Quartz

var: Rock Crystal

var: Sceptre Quartz

var: Smoky Quartz

Rabejacite

Raberite (TL)

Ralphcannonite (TL)

Rameauite

Rammelsbergite

Ramsdellite

Rathite (TL)

Realgar

Rectorite

Reevesite

Reppiaite

Retgersite

Rhodochrosite

Rhodonite

Rhomboclase

Ribbeite

Richardsollyite (TL)

Richelsdorfite

Römerite

Rosasite

Roscoelite

Rosickýite

Rösslerite

Routhierite

Roxbyite

Rozenite

Rutherfordine

Rutile

var: Niobian Rutile

var: Sagenite (of Saussure)

Sabelliite

Safflorite

'Sagenite'

Sainfeldite

Saponite

Sarkinite

Sartorite (TL)

Sauconite

'Saussurite'

'Scapolite'

Scarbroite

Scheelite

Schoepite

Schorl

Schröckingerite

Schulenbergite

Schultenite

Scolecite

Scorodite

Segnitite

Selenium

Seligmannite (TL)

Senaite

'Serpentine Subgroup'

Serpierite

Sicherite (TL)

Siderite

var: Mg-rich Siderite

var: Pistomesite

Siderophyllite

Siderotil

Siegenite

Sillénite

Silver

Sinnerite (TL)

Sklodowskite

Skutterudite

Slavíkite

'Smectite Group'

Smithite (TL)

Smithsonite

Smolyaninovite

Smythite

Spaltiite (TL)

Sperrylite

Spessartine

Sphalerite

Spherocobaltite

Spinel

Spionkopite

Stalderite (TL)

Stannoidite

Staurolite

Stellerite

Stephanite

Stibiocolumbite

Stibnite

'Stilbite'

Stilbite-Ca

Stilpnomelane

Stolzite

Strashimirite

Stromeyerite

Strontiopharmacosiderite (TL)

Struvite-(K) (TL)

Studtite

Sulphur

Sylvite

Symplesite

'Synchysite'

Synchysite-(Ce)

Synchysite-(Y)

Szomolnokite

Takanelite

Talc

Tellurium

Tennantite

var: Binnite (of Des Cloizeaux)

'Tennantite-Tetrahedrite Series'

Tenorite

Tephroite

Tetra-auricupride

Tetrahedrite

var: Argentian Tetrahedrite

var: Bismuthian Tetrahedrite

Thalcusite

Theisite

'Thomsonite'

Thomsonite-Ca

Thorite

'Thorogummite'

Tilasite

Titanite

Tochilinite

Todorokite

Topaz

Torbernite

'Tourmaline'

Trechmannite (TL)

Tremolite

Trona

Tschermigite

Tučekite

Turtmannite (TL)

Tyrolite

Tyuyamunite

Ullmannite

'Unnamed (Mg-analogue of Smolianinovite)'

Uraninite

var: Pitchblende

Uranophane

Uranophane-β

Uranopilite

Uranospathite

Uranospinite

Valleriite

Vanadinite

Vandendriesscheite

Verbierite (TL)

Vermiculite

Vésigniéite

Vesuvianite

Violarite

Vochtenite

Voltaite

'Wad'

Wallisite (TL)

Wallkilldellite

Wallkilldellite-(Fe)

Walpurgite

Weibullite

Weilite

Weissbergite

Widenmannite

Wilcoxite

Willemseite

Winchite

Wittichenite

Wittite

Wölsendorfite

Woodruffite

Wroewolfeite

Wulfenite

Wurtzite

Xanthoconite

'Xenotime'

Xenotime-(Y)

Xilingolite

Yarrowite

Yingjiangite

Yukonite

Zálesíite

Zeunerite

Zincalstibite

Zincocopiapite

Zincolivenite

Zincostaurolite (TL)

'Zincowoodwardite-1T'

Zincrosasite

Zippeite

Zircon

Znucalite

Zoisite


611 valid minerals. 63 (TL) - type locality of valid minerals.

Rock Types Recorded

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References

- Barbara Guénette-Beck, Nicolas Meisser und Philippe Curdy (2009): New insights into the ancient silver production of the Wallis area, Switzerland Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences 1, 215-229.
- Ansermet, S. & Meisser, N. (2012): Mines et minéraux du Valais. II. Anniviers et Tourtemagne. Musée de la Nature, Sion, Musée Cantonal de Géologie, Lausanne, and Editions Porte-Plumes, Ayer, 374 pp. (in French).

External Links

- http://www.mineral-valais.ch/ [SBVMF - Société de minéralogie et fossiles du Bas-Valais]

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